Laura Petruso is an architect at Alpex Architecture, Ltd., where she has been sole director and principle architect since 2010. She fell in love with the field due to a passion for buildings and living spaces, and is known for her design and attention to detail.
With an international background, she has studied in Italy, France and United Kingdom, as well as achieved professional experience in Italy, United Kingdom and Switzerland.
Laura currently lives and work in London, where she moved to attend a Master in Architectural Design program after qualifying as an architect in Italy.
Some of her prior experiences include being a Senior architect for KPF, Kohn Pedersen & Fox Architects, London, 2007-2008, a part-time Lecturer at BA first year course, School of the Built Environment, Department of Architecture, at Oxford Brookes University, 2006-2007, and an architect at Foster & Partners, London 2000-2002.
Laura completed the Italian Architects Professional qualification exam, once earned her Diploma in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan. Her thesis was “Future Bauhaus: Akademie am Bauhaus“(Dessau), tutors: Prof. Arch. R. Dorigati (Milan), Prof. Ing. M. Malinowsky (Paris).
In addition to being a Member of The International Society of Female Professionals, she is a Member of the Wandsworth & Richmond Design Review Panel, GRAND DESIGNS LIVE, ARCHITECT IN THE HOUSE, RIBA Corporate Member (Royal Institute of British Architects), and is a Guest critic in Units reviews @ Bartlett School and Westminster University.
She was awarded the Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship (USA) in 1998, and has studied at the Polytechnic of Milan, Ecole d’Architecture Paris La Seine and The Bartlett, UCL in London, worked in several international practices (Fuksas in Rome, Lusher in Lausanne, Foster & KPF in London, and assistant teacher at the Ecole Politechnique de Lausanne.
She founded her architectural practice, Alpex architecture, in 2010 and never stopped enjoying her job in delivering amazing projects to clients. Looking ahead, she hopes to bring a stronger voice in the architect field, working on her own projects. Her key to success has been passion, love and dedication, and she is proud of her capacity to create and deliver projects beyond expectations. She looks forward to connecting with likeminded professionals. Please view the following links to read more about her work.
International Society of Female Professionals Member, Laura Petruso, can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.